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- DocumentUnited Nations Population Fund, 1999This booklet calls for men to assume their responsibilities as fathers and play a decisive role as supportive parents and husbands. Broader men's involvement in fatherhood is a key to empowering women and to improving the bond between fathers and children. [UNFPA]Document
The State of World Population 1997: the Right to Choose: Reproductive Rights and Reproductive HealthUnited Nations Population Fund, 1999Gaps and failures in reproductive health care, combined with widespread discrimination and violence against women, amount to a massive violation of human rights. Denial of sexual and reproductive rights–including free choice with regard to pregnancy and childbearing–causes millions of deaths every year, and much more illness and disability.DocumentAfrica Bureau Information Center, USAID, 1999Provides an overview of cholera and dysentery, followed by a brief history of dysentery epidemics in Africa, the current epidemiology, and a few of the lessons learned in other parts of the world, concluding with recommendations.DocumentAlan Guttmacher Institute, 1997DocumentAfrica Bureau Information Center, USAID, 1997This paper presents an overview and discussion of nine studies that attempt to explain educational achievement, attainment, and participation in different African countries. Available information on school, household, child, and community characteristics are explored for this purpose.DocumentAfrica Bureau Information Center, USAID, 1997For the past ten years USAID, other donors, and their African development partners have focused on basic education as one of the key building blocks for development. USAID's Africa Bureau has especially sought to assure that girls, too, benefit from the provision of an equitable, efficient, and high-quality education.DocumentInternational Trade Centre, 1997The potential for intra-African trade is considerable and exceeds several times the current low levels of trade among African countries.Document
Trafficking and prostitution: the growing exploitation of migrant women from central and Eastern EuropeInternational Organization for Migration, 1995The trafficking of women from East to West is increasing rapidly. This form of exploitation and abuse of human rights is no longer confined to women from developing countries. Increasingly women from Central and Eastern European countries are entering Western Europe where they are forced or trapped into prostitution.DocumentOffice of Tibet, Government of Tibet in Exile, 1999Report highlights the particular concerns of Tibetan women inside Tibet and those living as refugees in exile. This report also ncludes a list of recommendations which, it is hoped, will serve as inputs to thediscussions for the Draft Platform.DocumentOxfam, 1998Two years ago the adoption by the Governing Boards of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and the World Bank of the Heavily Indebted Poor Countries (HIPC) initiative appeared to signal the beginning of the end of the debt crisis in the world's poorest countries.